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     D-643 Jean de Vienne      

Photo byJune 2010. Sevastopol. Photo by A. Andreev.

Country: France.
Class, [Type]: Georges Leygues, [DD].
Homeport: Toulon.

Callsign: FAJV ( Foxtrot Alfa Juliett Victor )

Builder: Brest Dockyard, France.
Laid down: 26 October 1979.
Launch date: 17 November 1981.
Commission date: 25 May 1984.

Displacement ( tons ): 3550 standard, 4500 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 139 x 14 x 5,5.
Main machinery: CODOG: 2 x RR Olympus TM3B gas turbines ( 52000 hp ), 2 x SEMT-Pielstick 16 PA6C V280 diesels ( 10720 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 30.
Range ( miles ): 10000 at 15 knots.
Complement: 235 ( 20 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 CADAM 100mm, 2 x 1 Oerlikon Mk10 20mm, 4 x 1 12,7mm.
Missiles: SSM: 4 x 1 MM38 Exocet; SAM: 1 x 8 Crotale ( 18 missiles ); 2 x 2 Simbad.
Torpedoes: 2 x 1 550mm for L5 Mod4 ( 10 torpedoes ).

Radar: Air/Surface: DRBV-15A; Fire Control: DRBC-33A; Navigation: 2 x DRBN-32.
Sonar: DUBV-23; DUBV-43C VDS.
Countermeasures: Decoys: Syllex, AN/SLQ-25A Nixie towed acoustic torpedo decoy; ECM/ESM: ARBB-36A.
Helicopter: 2 x Lynx WG13 Mk4.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  2010

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